Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2012 11:22 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems No matter where you look these days, there's a profound sense here in the west that the people no longer having any tangible control over what our governments do. Sure, we are allowed to vote every once in a while, but effectively, most of our countries are governed by backroom deals and corporate interests. If matters really do get out of hand, how do we fight this? Well, with technology of course!
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RE: Speak for yourself!!!
by DOSguy on Tue 21st Feb 2012 03:14 UTC in reply to "Speak for yourself!!!"
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Fight the system! While I was not part of the 68 generation, at least they had the courage to want to change the system. They were willing to demonstrate peacefully and forced change.

While I agree with most of your comment, you might have to take into account that society has changed a lot. Back in the the days a lot of people took nothing for granted, but we have been spoiled by the riches capitalism has brought us, and although economies around the world seem to be in decline, most of the west isn't really suffering yet. You want demonstrations? Just take a look at Greece, and you'll know when they'll arrive; when it is too late.

'panem et circenses'

God: How do we change the world?
Evan Baxter: One single act of random kindness at a time.
God: [spoken while writing A-R-K on ground with a stick] One Act, of, Random, Kindness.

History teaches us the world rarely changed by people being kind; it mostly happened after spilling blood. Lots of it...

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